Is an indigenous rock painting showing off the number of kills any different to a rebellious teenager taking his girl to their local make-out spot where he declares his love to her spray-painted in crude bright colours the night before?
Banksy, the best known of all of the British street artists has been busy at work. He has released his first new mural on his website, since his New York month of art, where he released a piece a day in October. The first depicts two lovers in a dark doorway which is lit by […]
The latest story breaking out of Rio de Janeiro concerns the baby faced pop star Justin Bieber, who has allegedly been charged by police with the minor offence of defacing a public building with graffiti. Although this is a crime punishable with up to one year in prison, it is unlikely that the incident will be […]
Graffiti just got a bit more creative! French artist Mathieu Tremblin has created a trompe l’oeil painting of a watermarked Getty Images logo. The work of art recently appeared on a carpark wall in the south of France and has since gone viral. The artist was born in Le Mans in 1980. He lives and […]
A new Banksy style mural located in the London Bridge area has been unveiled for Easter. Already nicknamed, ‘The Stations of the Cross’ the mural shows Christ carrying the cross while police taser him and the paparazzi photograph him, in his suffering. This work of art definitely shares the hallmarks of a genuine Banksy, however […]
Banksy Mural questions, Are Tags Graffiti art? Tag artist, Daniel Halpin 24, of Camden, North London who was Immortalised by Banksy in a mural last spring, was jailed at Blackfriars Crown Court on Friday following a trial where he was found guilty of seven counts of criminal damage. Halpin, who sprayed graffiti in London and […]
Steve Comer, a Liberal Democrat councillor from the Eastville ward in Bristol, is calling on local people to put together an official register of public artworks, after a 10-year-old Banksy mural ‘Gorilla in a Pink Mask’’ was whitewashed over by mistake. The painting on the wall of a former social club had been a familiar […]
It has been reported that Exit Through the Gift Shop, the Banksy documentary that was released earlier this year is now seen as a strong contender for the award for best documentary. The film has already been nominated for a BAFTA, named documentary of the year by the Online Film Critics Society and was runner […]